Marian graduate makes appearance in Judd Apatow movie

If you happened to blink while watching the Judd Apatow film The King of Staten Island over the weekend, then it’s possible you missed the big screen acting debut of Marian University graduate Bryan Lidtke. And if you haven’t caught the just-released movie starring Pete Davidson yet, then don’t blink when you do. After graduating […]

“JUDO TEACHING” – An effective approach to educating

The central message of judo is to use your opponent’s strength (energy) to your advantage. The central message of using the Judo Teaching Approach is that when facing more powerful opponents, you should avoid head-to-head struggles, and other trials of strength. Instead, by employing proper targeted focusing and creative strategic thinking, you redirect the opponent’s […]

Marian University announces change to Fall semester start date

To give its students the best chance at avoiding having any potential disruption to their in-person classes during the Fall 2020 semester, Marian University has announced it will move the start of the 2020-2021 academic calendar from Aug. 31 to Aug. 24. Accordingly, face-to-face classes will conclude before Thanksgiving, with the semester finishing after one […]

Marian University’s Working Families Grant Program still accepting applications

Marian University’s Working Families Grant Program is still accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. The Working Families Grant Program works to advance the Marian University mission, core values, and legacy of service by awarding tuition and stipend grants to economically disadvantaged single parents with dependent children – parents who possess the desire and determination […]

NACC Optimistic About Return of Competition This Fall

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (June 8, 2020) — Leadership of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) today announced they expect schools to be able to safely offer athletic competition this fall. The NACC’s Council of Chief Executive Officers (institution presidents) met last week to discuss the fall semester sports plans and expressed optimism about their return. All […]

Duo from Marian men’s volleyball honored by NACC

MILWAUKEE – Senior Jacob DeGroot and sophomore Liam Skinner have each been recognized as All-NACC honorable mention selections announced the conference office Wednesday afternoon. DeGroot (Kaukauna, Wis.) led the Sabre offense during the shortened 2020 season recording 143 kills with a 2.42 kills per set average to earn his first all-conference honor.  He also had […]

Marian University Boosts NCLEX Pass Rate With Enhanced Curriculum, Faculty Commitment

Rising Scores Indicative of the School’s Investment in On-Campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Programs and Dedication to Successful Student Outcomes Marian University, one of Wisconsin’s highest-rated and affordable private schools, has seen an increased NCLEX pass rate for graduates of the university’s on-campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs. The Marian University NCLEX […]

Marian University takes steps to proactively prepare for budget shortfall

Marian University announced today that it has begun taking proactive steps in anticipation of its operating budget and enrollment projections being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following weeks of garnering internal feedback and ideas related to decreasing the budget, and in collaboration with Marian’s Board of Trustees, various steps were identified to strengthen the […]

How Dental Hygienists Help Improve Oral Health in Rural Communities

In 2017, Wisconsin lawmakers changed state regulations allowing dental hygienists the right to work in more places without direct supervision by a licensed dentist. The changes gave dental hygienists the chance to offer services in areas where people have inadequate access to dental care. The state legislature’s passage of Act 20 led to improved oral […]

Marian University to virtually host summer college preparation camp

Marian University’s Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program is gearing up to host its eighth summer college and career readiness session, which will begin on Monday, June 22. Marian’s UBMS program provides educational services during the academic year and for a six-week period during the summer. It is primarily funded by the U.S. Department […]

Marian University nets funding to help first-year students

Serve Wisconsin has awarded AmeriCorps funding to Marian University for a new program that will aim to help first-year students. The accepted proposal will support 12 students as AmeriCorps members, who will then plan and implement Community Engaged Learning and Meaningful Social Engagement modules for first year students. These members will work closely with faculty, […]

Marian faculty, staff earn recognition awards; Schultz receives James R. Underkofler Award

In making the decision to hold its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony in conjunction with the faculty and staff Fall in-service, Marian University has announced those who will receive awards. Jennifer Schultz, an assistant professor of Psychology, will receive the James Underkolfer Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, which requires that the recipient “demonstrate outstanding […]

Dye and Thomas named all-conference by NACC

MILWAUKEE – Junior Maxwell Dye and freshman Trent Thomas have each been named All-NACC based on their performances from the first two rounds of the NACC championship. Dye (Kenai, Alaska) shot a 159, tied for 10th, between the first two rounds of the NACC championship after shooting a 77 followed by an 82.  His 77 […]

Rogers selected as next Marian women’s basketball head coach

Kristen Rogers has been selected as the 14th head coach of the Marian University women’s basketball program announced director of athletics Jason Bartelt. “After conducting a thorough search of extremely talented women’s basketball coaches, I am excited to have Kristen accept the position of becoming our next head coach,” commented Bartelt.  “She has been around […]

Marian University faculty to share CBE program development and implementation at FTTS Conference

Four faculty from Marian University will present on the development and implementation of its competency-based education program at the Fast Track to Success Conference, which highlights innovation in higher education. Presenters of “Collaborative Program Development in an Inclusive CBE Environment” will include Gina Possin, Industrial Organizational Psychology Program Director and Assistant Professor of Psychology; Alan […]

Marian University Enters Articulation Agreement with Holy Family College

Holy Family College and Marian University have entered into an articulation agreement that will allow students of the Manitowoc-based college to complete their education through Marian at a cost potentially less than their original price of attendance at Holy Family College. Holy Family College, formerly Silver Lake College, announced on Monday it will cease operations […]

Ready to Apply to College? Marian University Has Room for You

In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic of spring 2020, many potential college students may have put off their decision about where to enroll in college. The good news is that there is still plenty of time to apply to college and make a decision to commit to furthering your education. At Marian University, […]